Workshop discusses linkages among human rights agencies

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A workshop on international and regional human rights mechanisms and linkages among human rights enforcement and research agencies was held in the central city of Danang on April 16.

The workshop is part of a project to strengthen the capacity of enforcing international treaties on human rights between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Addressing the opening session, Ha Kim Ngoc, Assistant to the Foreign Minister, described human rights as the common desire and achievements of human struggles over various stages of development.

He affirmed the Vietnamese Party and State’s consistent policy of striving for better human rights for the people.

Ngoc said the workshop is an opportunity for participants to share information and experience to promote human rights in Vietnam as well as building and completing the human rights mechanism in the region.

The two-day workshop drew the participation of officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Public Security, Justice, Home Affairs, Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and Information and Communications, the UNDP, and experts from domestic and foreign research agencies on human rights.

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